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2009-06-23 16:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that it plans to issue a press release to report its results of operations for the second quarter ending June 30, 2009, on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, after the close of the market. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m., EDT, on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Those wishing to participate should call 1-800-931-9710. In addition, a replay will be available until August 5, 2009,...

2009-06-22 16:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's Rating Services raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B+" from "B." S&P also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secured debt to "BB-" from "B+" and senior unsecured debt to "B-" from "CCC+." S&P has also given Hanger a "Stable" outlook. "We are extremely pleased with the S&P upgrade especially given the...

2009-06-18 04:20:00

Just in time for summer, the Australian brand's Wave, Tide and Ryder sandals are recognized for promoting quality foot health SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To welcome summer and warm-weather activities, the APMA recently introduced consumer essentials for selecting flip-flop and sandal fashions. Three of the Orthaheel(R) brand's summer sandals - with built-in orthotic support for a foot-friendly alternative to flip-flops - are considered amongst the best choices by the APMA....

2009-05-26 16:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that to date in 2009, it has acquired Northwest Prosthetic & Orthotic Clinic and Inline Orthotic and Prosthetic Systems. These acquisitions add patient care centers to existing markets in Washington and California. President and CEO, Thomas F. Kirk stated, "We are very pleased welcome the talented professionals from both Northwest and Inline to the Hanger team. These...

2009-05-21 10:15:00

New York City infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Infant Mary Caulfield spent too much time laying on her back in a crib while in foster care in Guatemala before being welcomed into the New York City home of Bruce and Cathy Caulfield. As a result, Mary developed plagiocephaly, a flattening of the back or side of the head caused by resting for prolonged periods in one position. Stuart Weiner, CPO, a specialist at Cranial Remolding Center evaluated...

2009-05-21 10:15:00

Morganville infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment HAZLET, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When little Max Kornhauser was six months old, his parents were shocked to note that Max's head was becoming very flat on one side. The family immediately sought medical attention. The diagnosis? Plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly can develop when babies rest for prolonged periods in one position in an infant carrier or crib. It can also be acquired as a result of crowding intra utero or in twins or...

2009-05-21 10:00:00

Morris Plains infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When Grace Helmer of Morris Plains was four months old, her parents discovered her head was becoming very flat on one side. When the problem hadn't corrected by Grace's six-month checkup, her pediatrician referred Grace to a neurosurgeon who diagnosed her with plagiocephaly. Plagiocephaly can develop as a result of babies resting for prolonged periods in one position in an infant carrier or...

2009-03-31 16:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that it plans to report its results of operations for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009, on Monday, April 27, 2009. The Company plans to issue a press release announcing the results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 on Monday, April 27, 2009, after the close of the market. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m., EDT, on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Those...

2009-01-12 19:05:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. announced today that Vinit K. Asar has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, effective immediately. Reporting to Hanger President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas F. Kirk, Asar will have responsibility for leading the identification, development, and execution of new opportunities for Hanger's existing operations, as well as launching new businesses consistent with the company's...

2009-01-08 15:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that throughout the fourth quarter of 2008 it acquired Maine Artificial Limb Co., Orthotics Center, Rocky Mountain Orthotic-Prosthetics Center, Riessen's Orthopedic and Prosthetic Services, Inc., First Coast Orthotics & Prosthetics, and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Products, Inc. These acquisitions add patient care centers to existing markets in Maine, Louisiana, Colorado,...


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